Fresno State Student Named Top Intercollegiate Bowler

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Fresno State Student Named Top Intercollegiate Bowler

California State University, Fresno bowler P.J. Haggerty was named the men’s Most Valuable Player for the 2004-05 collegiate bowling season by National Collegiate Bowling Coaches Association. Fresno State men’s coach Glen Carlson was named National Collegiate Bowling Coach of the Year in the men’s division.

The Fresno State team finished the season ranked No. 2 in the nation, following a loss to

Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Mo., in the Intercollegiate Bowling Championships in Rockford, III., last weekend.

Haggerty, a sophomore, was named a first-team All-American. A member of Junior Team USA 2004 and 2005, he helped lead the Bulldogs to their fourth straight IBC appearance as they won the San Jose Sectional. Haggerty, a Weimar, Calif., native, was a second-team All-American in 2003-04.

The Fresno State women’s bowling team also qualified for the Intercollegiate Bowling Championship. Only one other university qualified both its men’s and women’s teams,

Haggerty also was honored as Collegiate Bowler of the Year by the Bowling Writers Association of America.

He was joined on the men’s first team by Fresno State junior Ivan Miyasato of Aiea, Hawaii. Keith Anderson, a senior, was named to the second All-American team

Named to the women’s first team was Fresno State sophomore Karen Rosprim of Hanford.

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